SF Sketchfest Adds Weird Al, Rhett Miller, Bobby Moynihan and More To 2019 Comedy FestivalSF Sketchfest Adds Weird Al, Rhett Miller, Bobby Moynihan and More To 2019 Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

SF Sketchfest presented by Audible announces even more additions to the lineup for the 18th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 10-27.  The 17-day festival features over 200 shows with  major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming comedians from around the world performing in venues across the city bringing non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, storytelling, family shows, workshops, panels and more. Tickets for all shows now on sale at sfsketchfest.com. (more...)

Lineup Announced for the 18th Annual San Francisco Comedy FestivalLineup Announced for the 18th Annual San Francisco Comedy Festival
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

SF Sketchfest presented by Audible announces the initial line up for the 18th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 10-27, 2019, featuring top comedic talent performing in venues across the city. Audiences can expect another outstanding year of programming and fun as SF Sketchfest will host major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming acts from around the world for non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, storytelling, family shows, workshops, panels and more. (more...)

Austin Film Festival Receives Grant from The Academy to Continue Commitment to DiversityAustin Film Festival Receives Grant from The Academy to Continue Commitment to Diversity
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference (AFF) has announced its continued commitment to diversity in filmmaking through its grant from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, AFF is known for championing writers' contributions to film, television, and new media. The Academy's FilmCraft grant was established to identify and empower future filmmakers from nontraditional backgrounds, cultivate new and diverse talent, promote motion pictures as an art form, and provide a platform for underrepresented artists. (more...)

Kevin Hart and Lionsgate Announce New Programming Slate for Laugh Out Loud NetworkKevin Hart and Lionsgate Announce New Programming Slate for Laugh Out Loud Network
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Laugh Out Loud, the comedy brand and multi-platform network founded by the world's top comedian Kevin Hart in partnership with global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B),  announced today an expanded slate of original programming that builds on the network's rapid growth since launching last summer. (more...)

CNN's THE HISTORY OF COMEDY Returns for Season Two on Sunday, July 15CNN's THE HISTORY OF COMEDY Returns for Season Two on Sunday, July 15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

CNN's THE HISTORY OF COMEDY Returns for Season Two on Sunday, July 15 (more...)

Parx Welcomes In Living Color Alum Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Tommy Davidson And David Alan GrierParx Welcomes In Living Color Alum Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Tommy Davidson And David Alan Grier
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Four comedy legends from stage and screen will bring the laughs to Parx Casino, Pennsylvania's #1 casino. 'In Living Color' creator Keenen Ivory Wayans will host The Off Color Comedy Tour on Friday, June 8, 2018, featuring fellow comedy stars Shawn Wayans, Tommy Davidson and David Alan Grier. (more...)

Shawn Wayans Set for Solo Australian Stand-Up Tour in May 2018Shawn Wayans Set for Solo Australian Stand-Up Tour in May 2018
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Frontier Comedy have announced a solo stand-up tour for American actor, writer, producer and comedian Shawn Wayans in May 2018. (more...)

The Off Color Comedy Tour Presented By Comix Comes To Mohegan Sun ArenaThe Off Color Comedy Tour Presented By Comix Comes To Mohegan Sun Arena
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

The Off Color Comedy Tour is making a stop at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, July 7th starting at 8:00pm. Featuring some of your favorite artists from the Emmy Award-winning hit show In Living Color, creator Keenen Ivory Wayans will host The Off Color Comedy Tour with stars Shawn Wayans, Tommy Davidson and David Alan Grier. Together, these comedy legends will bring a show that won't disappoint. (more...)

Frontier Comedy Brings World Class Laughs To Perth Comedy FestivalFrontier Comedy Brings World Class Laughs To Perth Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Frontier Comedy announce eight world class shows for the 2018 Perth Comedy Festival. There's something for everyone; from online superstars Alex Williamson, Neel Kolhatkar & Rosie Waterland; to critically acclaimed gems Alice Fraser & Amos Gill; cult hit Pauly Fenech; to international comedy icons Jonathan Pie (UK) and Shawn Wayans (US)! (more...)

Shawn Wayans Set for Solo Australian Stand-Up Tour in May 2018Shawn Wayans Set for Solo Australian Stand-Up Tour in May 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Frontier Comedy have announced a solo stand-up tour for American actor, writer, producer and comedian Shawn Wayans in May 2018. (more...)

Austin Film Fest Announces I, TONYA, Jim Gaffigan, Robert Townsend & MoreAustin Film Fest Announces I, TONYA, Jim Gaffigan, Robert Townsend & More
by Movies News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference (AFF), the premier film festival recognizing the writers' contributions to film, television, and new media, announced today a late addition to its film slate. I, TONYA, the darkly comedic tale of American figure skater Tonya Harding and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history, will serve as AFF's second Closing Night Film. Directed by Craig Gillespie, I TONYA stars Margot Robbie as Harding, Sebastian Stan as her ex-husband Jeff Gillooly, and Allison Janney as Harding's acid-tongued mother. Writer Steven Rogers will be in attendance for the screening. (more...)

Austin Film Festival Announces Full 2017 Film + Conference SlateAustin Film Festival Announces Full 2017 Film + Conference Slate
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Austin Film Festival & Screenwriters Conference (AFF), the premier film festival recognizing the writers' contributions to film, television, and new media, announced today the full schedule of films and panels for the 24th annual event (more...)

Comedy Night at Playhouse on Park Continues 2/4!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

It's Playhouse on Park's first Comedy Night of 2017, and we're all due for a good laugh, so join us for an awesome night out on Saturday, February 4. Hosted by Bari Alyse Rudin, Comedy Night features two co-headliners, Chris Tabb and Tracy Locke. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Neil Patrick Harris Uncovers His Ancestors on Tonight's FINDING YOUR ROOTS on PBS
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Neil Patrick Harris is featured on tonight's episode of PBS's FINDING YOUR ROOTS. In the sneak peek below, the Tony and Emmy winner finds out about his ancestors who arrived in America in 1618! (more...)

Comedian Norm Macdonald Returning to The Orleans Showroom in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

Macdonald got his start in the industry writing for 'Roseanne' and 'The Dennis Miller Show' before earning a spot on the 'SNL' writing staff in 1993. Soon after, 'SNL' creator Lorne Michaels gave Macdonald an opportunity to read on-air editorials during 'Weekend Update' and within a year, he became the anchor of the popular segment. Macdonald was also well-known for his impressions of Burt Reynolds and Bob Dole on the show in addition to his 'Weekend Update' performances. (more...)

The Paley Center to Celebrate African-American Achievements in Television
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The Paley Center for Media, the leading nonprofit cultural institution that showcases the importance and impact of media on our society, will hold a Hollywood Tribute to African-American Achievements in Television (more...)

Scoop: SCARY MOVIE on FOX - Tonight, September 15, 2015
by TV Scoop - Sep 15, 2015

Get all the scoop on SCARY MOVIE, airing on FOX tonight, September 15, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: SCARY MOVIE on FOX - Today, September 15, 2015
by - Sep 14, 2015

Get all the scoop on SCARY MOVIE, airing on FOX on today, September 15, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: LAST COMIC STANDING on NBC - Tonight, September 9, 2015
by TV Scoop - Sep 9, 2015

Get all the scoop on LAST COMIC STANDING, airing on NBC tonight, September 9, 2015! (more...)

Scoop: NBC PRIMETIME Week of 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2015

Get all the scoop on NBC PRIMETIME, airing on NBC on Sunday, September 6, 2015! (more...)

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